The jellyfish-like object depicted is a sphere of stellar innards, blown out from a humongous star as it ages. The star is one of the most massive stellar residents of our Milky Way galaxy.
06/22/2010 11:27 am
Mars cave: as part of a research project to study images taken by a NASA spacecraft orbiting the red planet, a group of seventh graders has discovered a mysterious cave on Mars.
06/21/2010 05:29 pm
In Pictures Space Photos of the Day 06/21
Solving problems with sustainable – and beautiful – design is the focus of a new exhibition in New York.
06/21/2010 03:15 pm
Monster black holes at the centers of galaxies tend to 'light up' – throwing out massive amounts of radiation – when galaxies merge.
06/21/2010 01:42 pm
Space junk has NASA keeping a close eye on the International Space Station. New residents arrived Thursday.
06/21/2010 01:10 pm
Human spaceflight: The House Science and Technology Committee has given NASA Administrator Charles Bolden until June 25 to deliver all records pertaining to the agency's 2011 budget proposal, which abandoned the Constellation program, whose goal was to send astronauts back to the Moon and possibly to Mars.
06/21/2010 12:45 pm
Summer solstice begins Monday. It marks the sun’s peak and the longest day of the year. But why doesn't it typically mark summer's peak heat?
06/21/2010 12:00 pm
World Cup soccer balls will travel faster and straighter through Johannesburg's thin air, a NASA scientists has warned.
06/18/2010 08:50 pm
Amelia Earhat's watch, which the famed aviator wore on two trans-Atlantic flights was brought aboard the International Space Station 82 years to the day after her first flight.
06/18/2010 08:15 pm